Dividend Increase Announcements for the Week Ending May 26, 2017

Flowers Foods, manufacturer of Mrs. Freshley's and other bakery brands, announced
its 16th straight year of dividend increases this week.
Photo: Flickr.com/Michael Cote

In the week leading up to the Memorial Day holiday, three dividend growth companies announced their latest annual payout increases.  In particular, jeweler Tiffany’s & Co. announced a double-digit increase for its 15th year of dividend growth.  You can see all the details here….

Dividend Increases Announced This Week

Bunge Limited (BG)

Industry: Farm Products

Dividend Payment: 46 cents per share – up 9.5% from prior level of 42 cents

Dividend Paid On: 9/5

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/18

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 16

Current Forward Yield: 2.24%

 

Flowers Foods (FLO)

Industry: Food & Beverage – Foods

Dividend Payment: 17 cents per share – up 6.3% from prior level of 16 cents

Dividend Paid On: 6/23

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 6/7

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 16

Current Forward Yield: 3.66%

 

Tiffany & Co. (TIF)

Industry: Retail – Jewelry

Dividend Payment: 50 cents per share – up 11.1% from prior level of 45 cents

Dividend Paid On: 7/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 6/16

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 15

Current Forward Yield: 2.32%

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